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A letter from Gordon and Dorothy Gartrell serving in Brazil
August 2015 - A Legacy of Education
One of the legacies of Presbyterian Missions in Brazil is EDUCATION.
Here in Governador Mangabeira, land was bought years ago to build a church and, right alongside, a school. The church was founded 66 years ago; it was the first Protestant church to establish ministry here. As part of the church-planting strategy in this region, the Presbyterian Mission provided a worker for the church as well as teachers for the school. This strategy was followed on many Presbyterian mission fields. Many of the schools came to be recognized for their excellence and filled a great need not being covered by local governments.
The nearest big city to us is Salvador, capital of the State of Bahía. There mission workers set up the Colégio Dois de Julho, a boarding school established to serve children from the rural area. Nilza Pereira da Mota, an elder in our church, went to Salvador to study at this school when she was a teenager. Nilza is one of nine children born to Presbyterian parents in Mangabeira. Nilza enjoyed her studies and dedicated herself to the education profession. She took full advantage of the opportunities given her. She taught in small country schools before she completed her college degree in Education. Her sister, Ester, studied nursing in another school started by Presbyterian missionaries.Continue reading
A letter from Bob Rice serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
May 2015 - Launching Savings Groups
Mamu Ntumba sells plastic bags, tiny portions of salt, and other small items near Kananga’s central market. Her stall is a small simple table with a stick that props up a plastic bag, and her small items are spread out on the table. The total value of her stock on the table is less than $20. Yet she is exuberant as she describes how her income from this stall helps to support her and her children. After her husband died, Mamu Ntumba struggled desperately to feed and support her children. In her Presbytery of Tshibashi, they started a microfinance program with help from their sister presbytery in the U.S. Mamu Ntumba attended the training, along with about 30 women received a small loan of about $30, and was able to establish her stall at the market. She faithfully repaid the loan in small weekly installments. Unfortunately this story is not all roses—a loan program like this, however small, requires skilled oversight, strict accountability, and significant investment to be able to continue. Lacking in some of these areas, the program in Tshibashi lost steam and is currently on hold.Continue reading
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God is doing his work and using us a tools in other nations.during my working here in Athens i observed that there are many oppertunities to share the Gospel massage with other those do not know Jesus and we can bring them to Jesus Christ.Please prayer for me that i'm a very littel to that God is using me here in Athens Greece. God bless you.